Trauma and Victimization

  title={Trauma and Victimization},
  author={I. Lisa Mccann and David K. Sakheim and Daniel J. Abrahamson},
  journal={The Counseling Psychologist},
  pages={531 - 594}
The topics of victimization and traumatic stress have become focal issues within the last two decades. This article synthesizes theoretical and empirical findings about psychological responses to traumatization across survivors of rape, childhood sexual or physical abuse, domestic violence, crime, disasters, and the Vietnam war. Five major categories of response, emotional, cognitive, biological, behavioral, and interpersonal, are described. Based on these findings, the authors present a new… 

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